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August 6, 2023

Sanu Sherpa creates new record of climbing all 8000ers twice

Kathmandu: Nepali mountaineer Sanu Sherpa has created a new world record for climbing all 14 peaks above 8000 meters twice.

No one so far has achieved this feat which Sanu Sherpa (47) achieved recently said the expedition organizers.  Sherpa who hails from Sankhuwasabha district of eastern Nepal had started his career as porter in mountaineering. Later he also worked as a guide.

The following are expedition feats of Sanu Sherpa.

  • Annapurna – 2016, 2021
  • Broad Peak – 2014, 2017
  • Cho Oyu – 2006, 2008
  • Dhaulagiri – 2019, 2021
  • Mt Everest 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017
  • Gasherbrum II – 2019, 2022
  • Gasherbrum I – 2013, 2019
  • K2 – 2012, 2021
  • Kanchenjunga – 2014, 2022
  • Lhotse – 2008, 2021
  • Makalu – 2019, 2022
  • Manaslu – 2010, 2011, 2016
  • Nanga Parbat – 2017, 2018, 2022
  • Shishapangma – 2006, 2011

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